TV Guide 2015-05-02
Countryfile and Springwatch stage a takeover of Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, Sat). New episodes of Pointless (BBC1, all week) and Eggheads (BBC2, from Thu), and Romnesh Ranganathan gets absolutely everywhere.
Saturday 2 May
- Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Josh Widdicombe.
- Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 1pm).
- Who's Doing the Dishes? (ITV, 2.50) Antony Worrall Thompson.
- Dinner Date (ITVBe, 2.50) Six episodes.
- Pop Idle Us (3e, 3.30).
- Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.15) Cumbria.
- Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 6.55) Outdoors: Bill Oddie and Tessa Dunlop, John Craven and Shauna Lowry, Diramuid Gavin and Miranda Krestovnikoff, Helen Skelton and Radzi Chinyanganya.
- Ninja Warrior UK (ITV, 7pm; also UTV Ireland).
- Britain's Got Talent (ITV, 8pm; also TV3) Britain's Got More Talent follows on ITV2 and TV3.
- The Whole 19 Yards (UTV Ireland, 8pm).
- The Million Euro Challenge (RTE1, 8.15).
- In It to Win It (BBC1, 8.30) Playalong on Superer Ceefax 601.
- Play to the Whistle (ITV, 9.15; UTV Ireland, 10pm) Dermot O'Leary and Romesh Ranganathan.
- QI XL (BBC2, 11pm; not NI) Kit and kaboodle. Subject to delay if the snooker runs long.
Sunday 3 May
- Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV and ITV, 7.30am). Another episode CITV 1pm.
- Tipping Point (ITV, 12.35).
- Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).
- Britain's Got Talent (ITV, 1.30).
- The Chase (UTV Ireland, 1.30) Three episodes.
- Four in a Bed (More4, 2.40) Five episodes. Followed by fives of Come Dine with Me at 5.20.
- Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 4.50) A tribute to Bill Tarmey; his match against Samia Ghadie .
- Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.45) Celebrity experts; a repeat from 11 October.
- Ninja Warrior UK (ITV, 5.50).
- Keep It In the Family (3) (UTV Ireland, 6pm).
- Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7pm).
- Celebrity Squares (ITV, 7.15) Julian Clary, Ugo Monye, Katherine Ryan, Hayley Tamaddon, Paul Hollywood, Doon Mackichan, Paul Chowdhry.
- Busker Abu (TG4, 8.30).
- 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 9pm) Bill Bailey and Paul Foot, Sarah Millican, Rob Delaney, Romesh Ranganathan, Nina Conti. New episode.
- Come Dine with Me (C4, 10.30) Five episodes.
- Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15). 12 noon Monday, Friday on BBC2.
- Countdown (C4, 2.10) Chris Hollins becomes horses on Wednesday.
- Decimate (BBC1, 3pm). Friday 3.30 on BBC2.
- Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 3pm; UTV Ireland, 4.30). Friday 4pm.
- Deal or No Deal (C4, 3pm). Mo, Tu only.
- Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm). Not Friday.
- Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm).
- Pointless (BBC1, 5.15). New episodes. Monday 5.40. Friday on BBC2.
- Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm). New episodes from Thursday. Monday 6.30.
- Dinner Date (ITVBe, 6pm).
Monday 4 May - Public holiday
- Catchphrase (ITV, 1.15).
- A Game of Two Halves (RTE Radio 1, 1.30) Ruby Walsh and Shane Byrne in a sports quiz.
- Dilemma (Radio 4, 6.30) Nathan Caton, Celia Pacquola, Dan Snow, Natalie Haynes.
- The Biggest Loser Us (UK Living, 8pm).
- Virtually Famous (E4, 10pm) Rylan Clark, Rob Beckett, Tom Davis, Sarah Callaghan.
- Eurovision's Greatest Hits (Radio 2, 10pm) Graham Norton presents some performances from the recent concert.
- Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.35).
Tuesday 5 May
- Fi Yw'r Bos (S4C, 5pm).
- Hell's Kitchen Us (ITV2, 10pm).
- 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10.30).
Wednesday 6 May
- Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 6.30).
- The Quizeum (BBC4, 8.30) This week, the Fitzwilliam in Cambridge.
- The Chase With Celebrities (ITV4, 9pm).
- A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45; Scotland 11.45) Kelly Sotherton, Joleon Lescott, Shane Williams, Steve Parry.
Thursday 7 May
- Sion a Sian (S4C, 6.30).
- The Face Australia (UK Living, 8pm)
- Munud i Fynd (S4C, 8.25).
- Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Eurovision songwriter Ella Eyre, Emma Willis, Chris Ramsey.
It's Debatable 15: What happens next?
Election Night (9.55)
- BBC1 England (and BBC2) David Dimbleby
- BBC1 Scotland (and BBC Parliament) Glenn Campbell
- BBC1 Wales (and Radio Wales) Bethan Rhys Roberts and Nick Servini
- BBC1 Northern Ireland Mark Carruthers and Tara Mills
- S4C (and Radio Cymru) Dewi Llwyd
- ITV (also UTV, HTV) Tom Bradby
- STV Bernard Ponsonby
- Channel 4 (9pm) Jeremy Paxman and David Mitchell
- RTE1 (11.10) Miriam O'Callaghan
- Radio 5 Stephen Nolan and John Pienaar
- Radio Ulster William Crawley
- Radio Nan Gaidheal Iain MacInnes
- RTE Radio 1 Keelin Shanley
- Radio 4, Radio Scotland, Dave, have coverage yet to be announced.
- Artsworld is in a fictionalised newsroom.
- Superer Ceefax 601 has the night's best bits.
- Radio 4 Extra has classic comedy through the night.
Friday 8 May
- Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 6.30).
- A Question of Sport (BBC1 NI, South East, South West, East, West, Midlands, London, HD, 7.30).
- BBC Young Dancer 2015 (BBC4, 8pm) The ballet final, not live from Newport.
- Frankenfood (Spike, 8pm) Highlights from the Big Apple.
- Relatively Clever (The Satellite Channel, 8pm).
- Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm; Wales, NI 9.30) Jo Brand and The Ubiquitous Romnesh Ranganathan.
- The Graham Norton Show (BBC1, 10.45) Includes Electro Velvet. Don't have nightmares.
Sign language interpretation
No game shows are translated this week.